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Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 332 calls for service over a 96-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 30th of June, 2022, to 5:00 am on the 4th of July, 2022.

Weapons

On 30 June, 2022, at 2:25pm, police received a call to Victoria Park regarding a male covered in blood sitting by a tree. Police arrived and contacted EMS for assistance. While assessing the male, police also observed that the male had what appeared to be several puncture wounds in his torso. The male was transported to Belleville General Hospital then to Kingston General Hospital where he was eventually listed in stable condition.

Police spoke with several potential witnesses as well as conducted an extensive evidence search. The investigation is continuing, and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Detective Constable Adam Donaldson at 613-966-0882 ext 4147 or adonaldson@bellevilleps.ca

Impaired Driver

On 1 July, 2022, at 7:00am, police received a call regarding a single motor vehicle in a ditch on Harmony Road. On arrival, police located the driver who had admitted to drinking the night prior. The driver, 30-year-old Anthony DiClemente of Deseronto, provided a breath sample into a road side breath test which he failed. DiClemente was then arrested and transported to Belleville Police Service for further breath tests. DiClemente was charged with over 80mgs and impaired driving. He was later released with a 28 July 2022 court date.

Impaired Driver

On 1 July, 2022, at 2:20pm, police received a call regarding a 2-vehicle collision at Dundas Street West and Avonlough Road. Police and EMS attended as there was extensive damage to both vehicles. On police arrival, one of the drivers was observed becoming belligerent with EMS. Police spoke with the male and noted that he smelled of alcohol. The male, 39-year-old Marcus Page of Belleville, was arrested for impaired driving. Page was transported to Belleville Police Service, and he was charged with: impaired driving, refusal to comply with a breath demand, careless driving, and driving a motor vehicle with an unsealed container of liquor. Page was later released with a 28 July 2022 court date. The other driver was treated on scene for minor injuries.